Chief Building Official: Randy Hopkins
Randy Hopkins is the Building Official for the Township. He generally works 7:30am to 3:30pm, Monday-Friday. An appointment can be made by calling the Township office at 613-658-3055 x 102 or by email at email@example.com. Please call or email in advance to schedule site inspections.
Community Development Coordinator: Shelbi McFarlane
Shelbi deals with zoning and planning matters including severances, rezoning, minor variances and more. She is generally available at the Township Office Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30. You can reach Shelbi by phone at 613-658-3055 x101 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
As an optional (and suggested) first step in the development or planning process, building and planning staff offer the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your proposal prior to submitting designated planning fees.The purpose is to discuss your proposal, identify appropriate approval process(es) as well as to discuss potential areas of concern.
To request a meeting, please contact the Chief Building Official or the Community Development Coordinator by phone or email.
Applications and Fees
For additional Building information, please contact the Chief Building Official at 613-658-3055 x102 or by email at email@example.com.
- Planning Fees Schedule
- Zoning By-law Amendment Application
- Official Plan Amendment Application
- Severance Application Form– Please note that the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville is the finial consent granting authority, however the Township Council is consulted. We advise that Severance applicants pre-consult with Township planning staff as well as with Counties staff for a full understanding of the process and applicable fees.- United Counties of Leeds and Grenville 613-342-3840. Fees Schedule (Updated March 2018)
- Site Plan Control Agreement Application
- Minor Variance Application
- Plans of Subdivision or Condominium – Please note that the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville is the approval authority for all plans of subdivision, however the Township Council is consulted. We advise that if you are interested in obtaining a plan of subdivision you pre-consult with Township planning staff as well as with Counties staff for a full understanding of the process and applicable fees. United Counties of Leeds and Grenville 613-342-3840.
For additional planning information, please contact the Community Development Coordinator at 613-658-3055 x110 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Below are links to the Plan and its associated schedules.
- Official Plan (text only)
- Schedule A1 (Land Use & Transportation)
- Schedule A2 (Johnstown)
- Schedule A3 (Spencerville)
- Schedule A4 (Cardinal)
- Schedule B (Development Constraints)
Comprehensive Zoning By-law
Comprehensive Zoning By-law 2012-35 was adopted by Council on June 25, 2012 and is in full force and effect.
- Zoning By-Law (Text only)
- Main Street Commercial Zoning Text
- Hobby Farms Zoning By-Law Amendment Regulations
- Schedule A (Township)
- Schedule B(Cardinal)
- Schedule C (Spencerville)
- Schedule D (Riverfront)
On April 11, 2016, the Counties were advised by Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) that the Counties Official Plan came into full force and effect on
March 15, 2016, save and except for those portions that were appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board. As a result, the Counties are now the approval authority for all municipal Official Plans and municipal official plan amendments. The Counties will also be processing any amendments to the Counties Official Plan with MMAH as the approval authority for those amendments. For more information on the Counties Official Plan, please visit the Official Plan click here.